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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

“Stretches” for Readers

As avid readers, we know the books and authors we like, and we seek them out. But it can be a short step from reading what we like to finding ourselves in a bit of a reading rut - so why not try a reader’s “stretch?” This can be as simple as trying a fiction book if you’re a nonfiction fan and vice versa. Here are some great new fiction suggestions for nonfiction readers: Curious Minds, by Janet Evanovich (a crime novel); Family Tree, by Susan Wiggs (a romance); and Insidious, by Catherine Coulter (a thriller). And for fiction readers, these nonfiction selections are sure to please: The Gene: an Intimate History, by Siddhartha Mukherjee (a biography of the gene - a combination of science and social history); Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance (a look at the struggles of America’s white working class); and When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi (a physician’s moving account of how he dealt with his Stage IV cancer diagnosis at the age of 36).

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Mysteries and Thrillers – What’s New

Looking for a good book to brighten up the “dog days” of August? Try one of our latest selections in mysteries and thrillers, including these new selections: Damaged, by Lisa Scottoline; Good as Gone, by Amy Gentry; Insidious, by Catherine Coulter; Sting, by Sandra Brown; and Watching Edie, by Camilla Way.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Why Not Try an Audiobook?

Audiobooks are a great way for avid readers to enjoy a book when their hands are full. An audiobook allows you to enjoy the book selections of your choice while you are vacationing, cooking, or crafting, so why not try one? Here are some of our newest choices: All is Not Forgotten, by Wendy Walker; Daughters of the Bride, by Susan Mallery; Falling, by Jane Green; Guilty Minds, by Joseph Finder; Little Black Dress, by James Patterson; and The Woman in Cabin 10, by Ruth Ware.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Hot Fiction Reads for August

Although we've begun to hear the first reminders that summer is coming to a close, there’s still a lot of summer left! In that spirit, we’re featuring our newest “hot fiction” reads by many of your favorite authors. Here are some examples: Bullseye, by James Patterson; Killer Look, by Linda Fairstein; Smooth Operator, by Stuart Woods; Sweet Tomorrows (Rose Harbor series), by Debbie Macomber; and Truly Madly Guilty, by Liane Moriarty.